Materials Handling News

The material handling technology area encompasses systems and equipment for handling coil, sheet, plate, profiles, tube and pipe, raw materials, and scrap. It also covers peripheral accessories such as C-hooks, clamps, die storage systems, hoists, lifters, and sheet stackers and destackers.

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Hennig opens facility for enclosure manufacturing

January 15, 2008

Hennig Inc. has opened a facility in Rockford, Ill., for the design, engineering, and fabrication of enclosures and fuel tanks for power generators and other heavy-duty OEM markets.The new Hennig...

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Motoman adds senior general manager for Canada plant

December 11, 2007

Motoman Inc., West Carrollton, Ohio, recently named Trevor Jones as senior general manager of Yaskawa Motoman Canada, Mississauga, Ont.Jones has more than 23 years of experience in the robotics...

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Orbitform appoints Northwest sales representative

November 6, 2007

The Orbitform Group, Jackson, Mich., has named Sanson Northwest, Lynnwood, Wash., as sales representative for Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and British Columbia. The company represents Orbitform's line...

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Trucktruth.com provides lift truck news and research

November 6, 2007

Trucktruth.com, sponsored by Hyster Co., Greenville, N.C., launched as an online resource for lift truck manufacturers, buyers, operators, and dealers. The site integrates lift truck news, tips, and...

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FABTECH Intl. & AWS Welding Show returns to Chicago

October 9, 2007

The 2007 FABTECH® International & AWS Welding Show, the largest North American showcase of metal forming, fabricating, stamping, tube and pipe, and welding equipment and technology, will return to...

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Bystronic appoints managing director, Mexico

September 25, 2007

Bystronic has appointed Ferdinand Reyes as managing director of Bystronic Mexico, S.A. DE C.V., effective August 1, 2007.Reyes, who joined Bystronic in April 2005 as sales manager for the Mexico...

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De-Sta-Co names product management director

August 7, 2007

De-Sta-Co, Auburn Hills, Mich., has promoted Aaron Henry to director of product management for electric and conveyor products.Henry is responsible for rationalizing the company's electric and conveyor...

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Bosch Rexroth consolidates Detroit branch offices

August 7, 2007

Bosch Rexroth Corp., Hoffman Estates, Ill., has begun consolidation of its Detroit branch offices, moving employees from the Intelligent Hydraulic Drives™ (IHD) unit to a 57,000-sq.-ft. facility...

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North American robot orders jump in first quarter

June 27, 2007

North American robotics companies posted gains of 24 percent in new orders in the first quarter, according to new statistics released by Robotic Industries Association (RIA).A total of 4,603 robots...

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Bosch Rexroth launches new Web site

May 8, 2007

Bosch Rexroth has launched a new Web site intended to help automotive companies and their suppliers improve productivity, reliability, and efficiency in all areas of manufacturing, the company...

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Serapid announces new sales staff member

May 8, 2007

Serapid Inc., Sterling Heights, Mich., has added Eric Petterson to its sales staff. Petterson joined the Quick Die Change sales division in March 2007.Serapid is an industrial manufacturing company...

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Dorner appoints industrial products marketing manager

May 8, 2007

Dorner Mfg. Corp., Hartland, Wis., has appointed Kim Stoll as industrial products marketing manager. In this capacity, Stoll is responsible for developing the company's industrial conveyor platforms,...

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Jervis B. Webb to construct new system at Chrysler's St. Louis plant

May 8, 2007

Jervis B. Webb Co., Farmington Hills, Mich., has announced new business with automotive manufacturer Chrysler Group to install a new material handling system and renovate existing systems at the...

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De-Sta-Co executive retires

April 10, 2007

De-Sta-Co, Auburn Hills, Mich., recently announced that Kel Landers, president of the Workholding Products Group, retired from the company April 6, 2007.Landers joined De-Sta-Co in July, 1999 as vice...

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SAV opens North American facility

March 13, 2007

Germany-based SAV, a designer, manufacturer, and supplier of mechanical, magnetic, and hydraulic work holding systems, has opened a North American Facility in South Windsor, Conn.The new facility...

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